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Period 1 Module 1 Life in the Future Introduction Reading and Vocabulary Introduction: Word Study glass aluminium wood brick rubber steel concrete mud plastic Introduction – Activity 2 on Page 1 First say things you know about the building material in the word box in Activity 2.

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period 1
Period 1

Module 1Life in the Future

  • Introduction
  • Reading and Vocabulary
introduction word study
Introduction: Word Study










introduction activity 2 on page 1
Introduction – Activity 2 on Page 1
  • First say things you know about the building material in the word box in Activity 2.
  • Then choose one of the words in the box to complete the sentences in Activity 2.


  • Aluminium
  • Steel
  • rubber, wood
  • Plastic

5. Bricks

6. Concrete

7. Mud

8. Stone

9. Glass

introduction activity 3 on page 1
Introduction - Activity 3 on Page 1
  • Work in pairs. Discuss what materials your school is made of / from.
  • Then guess what materials the building in the photo is made of / from.
reading pre reading
Reading – Pre-reading
  • A picture drawn by a child, trying to bring out the imaginary house in the future.
  • What is the house of the future in your mind like?

Title: The City of the Future

What topics do you think will be mentioned in a passage with the title above? (open)

  • shopping
  • environment
  • traffic
  • weather
  • entertainment
  • alternative energy
  • crime
  • schools
  • public services

What other topics do you think will be mentioned?

fast reading
  • Read the passage for the first time. Check whether your answer in Activity 1 is right.
  • shopping
  • environment
  • traffic
  • weather
  • entertainment
  • alternative energy
  • crime
  • schools
  • public services
word guessing

Guess the meaning of the following words in the context.

clinic disability mall

run out online outdoors

recreation net solar surgery urban net

activity 3 on page 3
Activity 3 on Page 3

Do Activity 3 on your own. Then check the answers with your partner.


  • disability
  • outdoors
  • solar
  • recreation
  • net
  • online

7. clinic

8. urban

9. mall

10. run out

11. surgery

learning to use the words
Learning to use the words

Complete the sentences with the words just learnt.

  • It’s bad manners to laugh at people with ________.
  • You should not work all the time. You need some ______ besides work.
  • It seems that more young people are interested in ______ life rather than the life in the country.
  • Using _____ energy is one of the ways to protect the environment.





careful reading activity 6 on page 4
Careful Reading – Activity 6 on Page 4

Work in pairs. Ask and answer the questions about the passage.


  • They’ve thought how to run a city in 2025.
  • To the sun.
  • Criminals.
  • Within a city’s limits.
  • Online.
  • Their telephone number.
  • Recreation.
  • They’ll be powered by electricity.
  • Surgery.
  • Anywhere in the world.

Try to find out the main idea of each part.

What will the city of the future look like?

How will the students run a city in the future?

matching activity 4 on page 3
Matching – Activity 4 on Page 3

Work in pairs. Try to match the words and phrases in the two boxes.


arrest criminals

carry out operation

load huge spaceship

recycle material

rely on alternative energy

waste natural resource

activity 5 on page 3
Activity 5 on Page 3

Find the words or phrases in the text which mean these things.


  • a risky business
  • outpatient
  • get rid of
  • senior citizens
  • free of charge
  • landfill
words and phrases
Words and phrases:

Work in pairs. Try to find out the useful phrases in the text.

  • for sure
  • make prediction]
  • risky business
  • run out
  • recycle materials
  • rely on
  • alternative energy
  • in the year 2025
  • get rid of
  • load…with
  • within…limits
  • place orders
  • at birth
  • all forms of
  • free of charge
  • at the flick of a switch
  • carry out
  • attach …to…
post reading
Post reading
  • Which prediction in the text …
  • is the strangest?
  • is the most useful?
  • will come true first?
  • will come true last?
  • How will you run the city in the future if you have the chance to do so?

Try to retell the passage with the help of the key phrases noted down by you.

period 2
Period 2

Module 1Life in the Future

  • Listening and Speaking
  • Pronunciation
  • Everyday English

Q: If you try to describe your home to your partner, what things will you talk about?

  • Now try to describe your home, talking about the following things:
  • size and number of rooms
  • furniture
  • technology
pre listening
  • What can you guess about the listening passage from the sentences in Activity 2 on Page?
first listening activity 2 on page 5
First Listening – Activity 2 on Page 5

Listen to an architect talking about the home of the future and then complete the sentences in Activity 2 on Page 5.


  • A
  • B
  • C
  • B
  • A
  • A
  • C
  • c
activity 4 on page 6
Activity 4 on Page 6

Try to recall what the architect says about the following:

  • What could happen to the dining room and the living room?
  • How will people switch on the lights?
  • What will the toilet be able to do?
  • What will the dishwasher be able to do?

They will disappear.

The computer will do it.

It will move higher or lower depending on who uses it.

It will wash the dishes without water.

second listening
Second Listening

Fill in the missing parts according to what you hear.

I: Good afternoon everybody and ____the programme this afternoon is an expert on American ___________________, Mr Simon Oppenheim who’s going to talk to us about the house in the future. So where _______________in twenty years’ time?

G: Twenty years _____ a long time. We ________ underground or in space. We _____________in houses and flats as we do today.

I: What will the houses look like?


domestic architecture

shall we be living


won’t be living

will be living


much the same as

G: I think they’ll look __________________they do today, at least from the outside. But hey will be different inside.

I: ______________?

G: ____________, they’ll be more flexible. That means we ________________ move the walls to create bigger or smaller rooms when we want to. So the dining room and living room as we know them would disappear.

I: And the kitchen?

G: The kitchen _____________the most important room in the house! We_________________, and we’ll probably be using the kitchen more as a family room. And bathrooms will be bigger.

In what way

For a start

will be able to

will become

will still be cooking


will be spending

I: So we ___________________more time in the bath.

G: Just as other people have done in the past, like in the days of the ancient Romans, when the bath had an important social function…

I: What about furniture?

G: Well, a lot of furniture will be the same- we ____________________ in chairs and using cupboards to keep things in, but the technology will be different. I think a single computer will ______ most of the functions in the house, and it will have a voice recognition system.

will still be sitting


I: So we’ll just have to say Switch on the Light and the light comes on?

G: Yes, that’s right. And the technology will be smarter.

I: Smarter?

G: Yes. For example, if we ____________something, like there’s _________milk left in the fridge, the computer will tell us. Maybe a shopping list would appear on a screen on the fridge. And the toilet will move higher or lower, _____________who uses it – a child or an adult.

run out of

no more

depending on


environment friendly

I: Will the houses of the future be ______________________?

G: Yes, ____________. We’ll be using machines which use less energy. An example could be a dishwasher which doesn’t need water. I think everyone ___________________to take care of the environment.

I: Does that mean you’re ________________the future?

G: Oh yes, very definitely.


will be trying hard

optimistic about

  • Work in groups. Imagine your house of the future. One draws the picture of the future house while others trying to describe it.
  • Then present it to all.
pronunciation activity 1 on page 7
Pronunciation – Activity 1 on Page 7
  • Underline the stressed words in the passage.

Twenty years isn’t a long time. We won’t be living underground or in space. We’ll be living in houses and flats just as we do today.

Then listen and check your answer.

pronunciation activity 2 on page 7
Pronunciation – Activity 2 on Page 7

Try to predict what the passage says according to the stressed words below.

  • kitchen - most important – house
  • We – still – cooking, probably – using –
  • kitchen more – family – room.
  • bathrooms - bigger
pronunciation listen
Pronunciation - Listen

Now listen and check whether your prediction is right or not. Then read the passage, paying attention to the stressed parts.

The kitchen will become the most important room in the house! We’ll still be cooking, and we’ll probably be using the kitchen more as a family room. And bathrooms will be bigger.

everyday english
Everyday English


  • b
  • a
  • b
  • b
  • a

Try to use the information in Activity 2 in Listening and Speaking on Page 5 to tell what the home of the future will be like.

period 3
Period 3

Module 1Life in the Future

  • Function
  • Grammar


What will the city of the future look like? No one knows for sure, and making predictions is a risky business. But one thing is certain –they are going to get bigger before they get smaller.

Q: Which sentence talks about

1. a certain future?

2. a prediction?

The second one.

The first one.

Function -

Q: 在英语中,用来表达将要发生的动作或事情有些什么表达方式?


They will come back next week.

The project will be completed in a month.


“Will+动词原形”表示在将来某个时间要发生的动作或存在的状态,常与表示将来的时间状语连用。有时也可用来表示揣测。如:The predictions will come true if technology continues to develop.


Look! It’s going to rain.

They are going to stay for two days.

What are you going to do when you leave school?


“be going to +动词原形”表示打算在最近或将来要做的事;或表示根据已有的迹象推测很可能要发生的事情。


When does the summer vacation begin?

My train leaves at ten o’clock.

The department store opens at nine tomorrow morning.


一般现在时可以表示按计划或时刻要发生的事;只限于某些瞬间动词,如arrive, begin, come, finish, get, go, leave, meet, return, sail, spend, start等。

function activity 2 on page 4
Function – Activity 2 on Page 4

Match the sentences with the meanings.


  • 3
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
  • 6
  • 5
function activity 3 on page 5
Function - Activity 3 on Page 5

Work in pairs and try to underline the most appropriate form of the verb.


  • will be like
  • are you going to do
  • does the plane arrive
  • are going to have
  • is coming
  • will ring
  • is going to study
  • will go

Recall the sentences from the listening.

  • Where ____ we __________ (live) in 20 years’ time?
  • We ________________________(not, live) underground or in space.
  • We __________________ in houses and flats just as we do today.

will be living

won’t be living

will be living

Do Activity 1 on Page 6.


1. T 2. T 3. T 4. F 5. T


Q: 将来进行时的构成、用法?


At nine o’clock tonight I will be doing my homework.

In the year 3000 a lot of people will be living on space stations.



Q: 将来进行时还可以表示什么?


You needn’t cook supper, Mum. I shall be cooking dinner tonight.

Tom will be telling you about it this afternoon.



Q: 一般将来时与将来进行时的区别?


When will you finish the letters?

When will you be seeing Mr White?



grammar activity 2 on page 6
Grammar- Activity 2 on Page 6


  • will, be using
  • will be spending
  • will be trying
grammar activity 3 on page 7
Grammar- Activity 3 on Page 7


  • will be doing
  • will be getting dressed
  • won’t be working
  • will be living
  • Will, be staying
  • will be lying
grammar activity 4 on page 7
Grammar – Activity 4 on Page 7

Tell your partner what you will be doing…

  • at six o’clock this evening
  • at half past eleven this evening
  • this time tomorrow
  • this time next year

Complete the sentences with an appropriate tense.

  • I ____________(have) my lesson in our classroom at 9 tomorrow morning.
  • -Would you like to go to our school to study next year?

-I _______________(study) in Australia next year.

3. - I thought I had asked you to post the letter.

- Oh, I’m sorry. I _____________ (do) it right now.

will be having

am going to study

will do


Finish off the exercises about Grammar in Workbook.

period 4
Period 4

Module 1Life in the Future

  • Cultural Corner
  • Writing
cultural corner
Cultural Corner
  • Read the passage. Then answer the question below.

Q: What’s the passage mainly about?

It’s about a few of the bad predictions people made in the twentieth century about the twenty-first century.

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Cultural Corner

Jigsaw Discussion:

Discuss what each prediction really means with your group members. Then report it to all.

Group 1: Airplanes, computers

Group 2: Clothes, men on the moon

Group 3: The Beatles, Robots in the house, keys

cultural corner53
Cultural Corner
  • Decide which prediction is the most amusing. State your reasons.
  • Work in groups. Write 5-7 sentences about life in China in the future. ( ANY thing is possible)
cultural corner54
Cultural Corner
  • Find out the useful phrases with your partner.
  • not all
  • come true
  • from now
  • be able to
  • throw away
  • in progress
  • move about
  • by the mid-1980s’
writing pre writings
Writing – Pre-writings

Fill in the names of the students who tries to predict for the future, after reading the four passages in Activity 1.

  • _________ wants to work in a job that will help sick people.
  • _________ would like to live in a different country.
  • _________ hopes to have a family.
  • _________ doesn’t have any future plans.





writing acitivity 1 2
Writing – Acitivity 1- 2

Find words or phrases that mean:

  • I don’t know exactly
  • it’s certain
  • I hope this will happen
  • it’s possible
  • after a long time

I’m not really sure





writing acitivity 1 3
Writing – Acitivity 1- 3
  • What different ways of talking about the future can you find?
  • I will be doing
  • I will definitely study
  • I’m going to go
  • I guess that I will
  • Work in four. Write about what you will be doing in ten years in 100 words.
  • Maybe you would like to use:
  • the future continuous tense
  • I will be doing / I won’t be doing
  • the introductory verbs:
  • I hope/ I guess / I imagine / I’d like to
  • c. the introductory words:
  • hopefully/ eventually / maybe / definitely


  • Then share your writing with the whole class.
  • Try to improve the writing with your partners.

Improve the writing.

Finish off the exercises in Writing in Workbook.

language date bank
Language Date Bank
  • Language points for Reading
  • 将来,爱护环境将会很重要,因为地球的资源将濒临枯竭。

In the future, ____________ the environment will become very important as earth’s natural resources __________.

care for

run out

care: 名词;表示“爱护,关爱,关心”。如:Take care of your brother while I am away.

No one knows for sure, and making predictions is a risky business.

for sure 肯定地,确切地,,毫无疑问地

eg: I don’t know it for sure.

I couldn’t say for sure when he will comes.

make predictions = predict

eg: He made a prediction that the earth was round.

We’ll use lots of recycled materials, such as plastic, aluminium…

such as:像……一样的;诸如……之类的

eg: 他有许多诸如词典、手册之类的参考书。

He has many reference books, such as dictionaries and handbooks.


such fruits as bananas and apples

fruits, such as bananas and apples

fruits like bananas and apples

We’ll also have to rely more on alternative energy, such as solar and wind power.

rely on / upon 依赖;信赖,信任


We should rely on our own efforts.

You may rely on my early arrival.

To get rid of garbage problems, the city will load huge spaceships with waste materials…

(1)get rid of 摆脱,去掉,除去


He can’t get rid of the cold.

You should get rid of your bad habit.

(2) rid sb of 使摆脱,使去掉


He has rid himself of smoking.

No smoking will be allowed within a future city’s limits.

(1) within在….范围之内,不超过

eg: Do what is within your power!

She lives within ten minutes’ walk.

You’d better keep your book within your reach.

(2) allow sb to do / allow doing

All forms of recreation, such as cinemas, bowling and others, will be provided free of charge by the city.

(1) provide 提供,供给

provide sb. with sth. / provide sth. for sb.

eg: The firm has provided me with a car.

(2) free of charge 免费

In the future we will go to concerts free of charge.

Distance surgery will become common as doctors carry out operations from thousands of miles away, with each city having its own telesurgery outpatient clinic.

1. carry out 实施,落实,进行

eg: He carried out his promise to give up smoking.

Tests have been carried out on the patient.

2. with的复合结构:
  • He felt safe with his mum standing behind him.
  • He went to the library with his homework finished.
  • With a lot of homework to do, he isn’t free.
  • He is used to sleeping with the windows open.
  • He likes reading with his MP3 on.
  • He went out with a stick in his hand.

with + n. + doing

with + n. + -ed

with + n. + to do

with + n. + adj.

with + n. + adv.

with + n. + prep.